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DIRECTOR SPEZIALE GREETING THE NEW GRADUATING CLASS OF 2015

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About this picture: The Honorable Mayor Jose “joey” Torres and Police Director Jerry Speziale proudly announce that the recent group of twenty‐five (25) police recruits hired on July 21, 2014 will formally graduate the police academy on Friday; December 19, 2014. 
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